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Small Fire Contained Near Scotts Flat Lake

A small fire near Scotts Flat Reservoir has been contained quickly on the ground, after initially being spotted from the air. CalFire Communications Operator Mark Zayas says a plane was returning to the Grass Valley Air Attack Base when smoke was seen by the pilot…

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The fire was spotted about a mile off of Highway 20 on Casci Ranch Road around 1:30pm (Tuesday). Crews were able to contain the blaze at a quarter of an acre. Zayas says it’s not unusual around here that fires are first spotted from the air…

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Zayas says no structures were threatened. The Truckee incident that Zayas referred to was a structure fire off of Donner Pass Road. That blaze was contained before spreading to any wildland.

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